Kailash Kher is an Indian pop-rock and bollywood playback singer with a music style influenced by Indian folk music and Sufi music. He is a prominent singer in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Odia and Urdu languages. Though his professional prowess encompasses most of the Indian languages, his contribution to Indian music lies way beyond that. He is a prime candidate amongst the contemporary Sufi singers. He has sung more than 70 songs for Bollywood. He was inspired by the classical musicianPandit Kumar Gandharva, Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, and the Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
He is the recipient of two trophies of Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer from the bollywood movie Fanaa (2006), and Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer - Telugu from the Telugu film Mirchi (2013), with several other nominations.
Kher is known for his unique and powerful voice, style and music. He has established himself as one of the most successful and popular playback singers of India.
Date: 10 February 2017
Place: Gandhi Ground